Brewed by Lahnsteiner Brauerei
Style: Dunkler Bock
Lahnstein-Oberlahnstein, Germany


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
In der Lahnsteiner-Brauerei wird das ganze Jahr über Bockbier, auch Starkbier genannt, gebraut. Der Schneebock ist als dunkle Variante unseres Bockbieres ganzjährig erhältlich. Ursprünglich wurden Bockbiere gebraut, indem man ein Vollbier mit "normalem" Alkoholgehalt im Lagertank abkühlte, bis Wasser gefriert. Es bildete sich eine Eisschicht am Rand des Lagertanks. Da Alkohol einen niedrigeren Gefrierpunkt als Wasser hat, friert er nicht zusammen mit dem Wasser aus, und der Alkoholgehalt des Bieres steigt an. Durch diese Herstellungsweise wurde das fertige Bier als "Eisbock" bezeichnet. In der Lahnsteiner-Brauerei wird das Bockbier von Anfang an stärker eingebraut und später nicht mehr ausgefroren. Die Erinnerung an den "Eisbock" und der Ausschank im Winter führte zum heutigen Namen "Schneebock".

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (5451) - Leuven, - NOV 17, 2012
Creamy bubbly off white head over a dark copper, clean body. Aroma of cinnamon, cookies, rustic bready malts, brown sugar, pepper and vanilla. Really nice. Taste can’t quite keep up the pace, but still a nice spicy body. Quite dry, light bitter and rough sugars in the back. Bit too much carbonation maybe, because it’s not as smooth and rich as I hoped. Great unique cookie aroma, tast eis just an okay bock. (50cl bottle from De Bierwinkel Leiden)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15805) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2016
Bottle, Frankfurt Airport. Fairly rich malty aroma. Has a nice ple malt taste, though with a somewhat harsh alcohol bitterness in the finish. A little bit coarse as a result. Decent bock but not great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zilb (181) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - OCT 10, 2016
Bue 1 an avant DLC entre collègues dans verre en carton. Bière brune. Arôme banal après la Martinator. Final sur le malt grillé, une pointe de houblons herbacés (?) et une grande douceur.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (502) - CYPRUS - JUN 7, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2016 Clear amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma is malty, caramel, grain. Sweet taste with medium biterness. Watery texture, soft carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (7696) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Certainly the best dunkler bock I’ve had in frankfurt airport, and maybe the best beer. Caramelized malt and some light roast. Pours dark amber with good head and lacing. Light sweet finish with some mash malt. Hint of copper. Goes down well with this free smoked salmon at the caviar bar in terminal b. Only the best my friends.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RW80 (2028) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2015
Appearance: A dark chestnut brown color with a thick off-white head. Aroma: caramel malts, light roasty, chocolate. Taste, sweet, caramel malts, toffee, nuts honey, raisin, notes of red fruits and spices medium body, average carbonation..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Baalzevuv (95) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2015
Barwa rubinowa, piwo klarowne. Piana lekko beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, obfita, trwała. Koronkuje nieźle. Zapach karmelowy i alkholowy. Sporo palonych słodów, trochę wiśni. Dosyć przyjemne. W smaku zdecydowanie alkoholowe, czuć przyjemną słodycz. Goryczka trochę zalega. W zasadzie jak każde z tego browaru smakuje jakby było warzone na pół gwizdka.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2794) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2015
50cl bottle at home. Clearish dark brown with a medium slightly off-white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Subtle sweet and bitter tones. Caramel, malts, brown sugar, spices, raisin and herbs. Tasty dark bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adamnowek (1867) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2015
Really malty aroma that settles down a bit in the taste. Burnt caramel taste. Extremely dry texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (7813) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle from trade with McTapps, many thanks Sabine. Dark chestnut brown color with thick off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, light roasty, chocolate. Taste, sweet caramel malt, honey, notes of red fruits, toffee, nuts. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. Good example of style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (11414) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2015
Pours a brown color with a lacing head. Slight malty aroma. Caramel flavoured, mild malty note. Malty finish.

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